Orient and Occident: My Life in East and West


TARAKCI M.

CUMHURIYET ILAHIYAT DERGISI-CUMHURIYET THEOLOGY JOURNAL, vol.22, no.1, pp.733-742, 2018 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Book Review
  • Volume: 22 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Title of Journal : CUMHURIYET ILAHIYAT DERGISI-CUMHURIYET THEOLOGY JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.733-742

Abstract

Dogudan Batiya is a translation of the late orientalist professor Annemarie Schimmel's autobiography named Orient and Occident: My Life in East and West. It contains seven chapters. Schimmel studied as a professor at various universities such as Marburg in Germany, Ankara in Turkey, and Harvard at USA. She travelled to Sweden, Holland, Switzerland, USA, Turkey, Kuwait, Bahrain, Syria, Jordan, Egypt, Sudan, Tunisia, Morocco, Yemen, Saudi Arabia, Iran, Afghanistan, Central Asia, Pakistan, India, Indonesia, and many more. He met many famous scholars and important people. She is well-known and highly appreciated authority on Islamic mysticism, poetry, arts. In her autobiography, Schimmel gives noteworthy information about her life, the countries and cities she visited, and people she met throughout her life.